The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 154 165
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £90,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.55% +75.60%  
10th Percentile £37,500 £52,200 £44,750
90th Percentile £43,500 £98,000 £59,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year -4.34% +10.57%  

CEH is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 654 772 845
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 24.07% 26.98% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 779 804 1164
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +5.95%  
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CEH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in Scotland

CEH
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH in Scotland.

Salary trend for CEH in Scotland

CEH
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £40,000 -
CEH
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CEH.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (40.00%) SANS
4 2 (40.00%) GDPR
4 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) GIAC
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Governance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (20.00%) GIAC
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £125000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago